Parade Magazine had an interesting notebook item recently about jury duty. (And no, unfortunately, Howard Huge didn’t jump into a jury box thinking it was some sort of play space.) The story reports many jurisdictions are experiencing an increase in ...Read More »
According to the American Bar Association, 46 states/territories require mandatory CLE. Maryland is not one of them. Our New Jersey neighbors have just taken the plunge, and mandated continuing legal education for their lawyers. The New Jersey Supreme Court approved ...Read More »
On the heels of Attorney General Doug Gansler’s call to end the popular election of circuit court judges comes an article in the latest University of Baltimore Law Forum with some additional recommendations on how to reform the system. Retired ...Read More »
Welcome back to everyone who was out of the office over the holidays, and Happy 2010! A variety of legal news clippings to smooth your way back to working a full week: First, 2009 is behind us, and according to ...Read More »
There was a pause toward the end of yesterday’s pre-trial hearing in Parkton residents’ lawsuit alleging groundwater contamination from a neighborhood gas station. Judge J. Norris Byrnes broke the silence with a comment. “I want to know if we signed ...Read More »
The Ravens got the job done this weekend, defeating the previously undefeated Denver Broncos 30-7 before a reported 71,000+ fans at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday. Having listened to the comments of some of the players and having read the initial recaps of the game, though, this season's ongoing frustration with the refereeing continues.
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